Mark Madsen

Changes to controversial prison relocation bill causing confusion

A bill to create a board to oversee relocating the Utah State Prison underwent more changes Monday, including a provision that would have lawmakers considering... Read more »

March 4, 2013


Smoking in cars with children poised to become illegal in Utah

Smoking in cars with passengers under age 16 moved closer to becoming illegal in Utah on Friday after a passionate Senate debate over whether the law infringes on... Read more »

March 1, 2013


Repeat offenders of patronizing a prostitute could face enhanced penalties

People with repeat offenses of patronizing a prostitute could be charged with a class A misdemeanor under a bill endorsed Wednesday by a Utah Senate committee. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2013


Bill calls for child's opinion in custody matters to be considered at 14

A bill that received a favorable recommendation Friday from the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee may hold a solution for Utah families. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2013


Senate kills bill on airport lease dispute for lack of hearing

The Utah Senate soundly defeated a bill Monday evening that had been made public for a just few hours. Read more »

March 5, 2012

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Bill to regulate 'immigration consultants' passes Senate

The Utah Senate on Friday overwhelmingly passed SB144, a bill to regulate non-attorney "immigration consultants." Read more »

March 2, 2012

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